Mesalands recognizes student leaders

November 14, 2016

Mesalands Community College recently had an induction ceremony for the new members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society, which included two Dual Enrollment students from Tucumcari High School. Phi Theta Kappa is based on academic achievement and offers personal development through scholarship, service, fellowship, and leadership.

Each candidate for membership in Phi Theta Kappa must have completed 12 semester hours that may lead to a declared associate’s degree, with a grade point average of a 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, be currently enrolled in six credit hours, and adhere to the school code. A cumulative grade point average of 3.25 must be maintained to remain in good standing.

Mesalands Community College’s new inductees in Phi Theta Kappa:

Jordan Diaz
Sydney Goldston
Casey Gordon
Sherra Swapp
Katelyn Young



Phi Theta Kappa Advisors (far left) Dr. Forrest Kaatz, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Research and Dr. Dr. Philip Kaatz, Math and Physical Science Faculty at Mesalands, inducted the following students into the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society: (left to right) Jordan Diaz and Sydney Goldston, Dual Enrollment students from Tucumcari High School, Casey Gordon, Sherra Swapp, and Katelyn Young.